4.2 quake hits Sultan Kudarat after series of weaker tremors

/ 08:03 PM April 23, 2020

DIGOS CITY — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook the province of Sultan Kudarat past 7 p.m. on Thursday (April 23).

Its epicenter was tacked 6 kilometers southeast of Columbio town.


According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), the quake was tectonic in origin and had a depth of 9 kilometers.

The quake was also felt in Kidapawan City.


A bulletin released by Phivolcs said it was the fifth quake to hit the province and followed a series of weaker quakes that ranged in strength from magnitude 2 to magnitude 2.2 that occurred on the same day.

No aftershock or damage was expected.

Edited by TSB
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